WHO Programme of Nutrition

Department of Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD)
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland

The WHO Department of Nutrition for Health and Development is

  • developing guidance on population dietary goals and evidence informed policies and programmes;
  • disseminating and advocating for the adoption of evidence-informed policies and programmes and support country adaptation;
  • monitoring global trends in nutrition and supporting surveillance in countries.

 

The department is organised into three areas of work:

  • Growth assessment and surveillance (GRS)
  • Evidence and programme guidance (EPG)
  • Nutrition policy and scientific advice (NPU)
Regional Focus